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Child's Rocking Chair

1970.449 (RS115370)

Description

Cottage style rocking chair with carved flat crest rail decorated with center gold painted filigree, turned rear posts enclose four turned spindles, plain rectangular chair rail, shaped seat with caned interior, turned front posts and turned column and ring front stretchers. Remaining five stretchers plain turned, rectangular rockers, chair painted dark green with elements outlined in black and turning accented in gold.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1865
Inscriptions
From 'the Nursury' at 'Roseland' Jane used to rock 'the baby' in it
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
caning
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
Caned
caning
Chair
Chair, Child's
chairs (furniture forms)
Children's furnishing
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
rocking chairs
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
28.75 x 16.5 x 23 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.449
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64795

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